Build Back Better Regional Challenge

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Placemaking Redefined by a New Era of Federal Investment

Six tips for ensuring that new placed-based funding programs, such as the Build Back Better Regional Challenge, achieve the full potential of a new era of place-based federal investment.

December 12, 2022 - Brookings

President Jose Biden appears in a collared, button down shirt while signing papers while seated at the desk in the Oval Office of the White House

Biden Administration Awards $1 Billion for ‘Build Back Better Regional Challenge’

The “Build Back Better Regional Challenge” will award $1 billion in grant funding from the American Rescue Plan to projects spanning 24 states.

September 2, 2022 - The White House

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